Editions for The Feather Pillow / El almohadón de plumas: (Kindle Edition), (), (), (Paperback by Horacio Quiroga First published July 10th Horacio Quiroga () is regarded as one of the originators of Latin America’s short story. El almohadón de plumas. El almohadón de plumas. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Horacio Quiroga, (Salto, – Buenos Aires, ) Narrador uruguayo radicado en Argentina, considerado uno de los.

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Upon seeing him, Alicia let out a shriek of horror. My Xe friend is introducing me to the literature of South America. There in front of them was a finished life, bleeding out day by day, hour by hour, without even knowing why.

He, for his part, loved her profoundly without letting it be seen. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Lists with This Book.

El Almohadón de Plumas

And almmohadon vomiting…I have no idea…If she wakes up tomorrow in the same condition as today, call me immediately. They observed her silently for a while and returned to the dining room. The top feathers flew into the air, and the servant let out a scream of horror with her mouth wide open, her hands flying up to both sides of her face.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The parasites that live on birds, usually very small, manage to grow to an enormous size under certain conditions. Anurag Neotia rated it liked it Jun 12, The servant lifted it up but immediately let it fall and stood looking down at it, pale and shaking.


From time to time he would enter the aomohadon and continue his silent pacing along the side of the bed, pausing a moment at each end to look at his wife.

El almohadón de plumas

Did you translate this? No trivia or quizzes yet. The servant, returning alone to the room after stripping the bed, looked at the pillow for a moment in surprise. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Your translation does bring that Poe-esque quality to the story. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

At last, Alicia died. I really appreciate you taking your time in translating this amazing story. Lizeth Cuevas rated it liked it Apr 26, MF rated it liked it Apr 14, The carpet drowned out his steps.

Editions of The Feather Pillow / El almohadón de plumas by Horacio Quiroga

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Walking back and forth between the rooms, footsteps echoed throughout the whole house, as if its long neglect heightened the resonating sound. Open Preview See a Problem? Their honeymoon had been one long shiver. In this strange love nest Alicia spent the whole autumn. The whiteness of the silent patio—friezes, columns, and marble statues— produced an autumnal impression of an enchanted palace.


Return to Book Page. Published first published July 10th However, she had thrown a veil over her old dreams, and still lived in the hostile house as if asleep, without wanting to think about anything until her husband came home.

Carmen rated it liked it Feb 19, Hljo rated it liked it Jul 17, All the lights remained almohdon on in the room and in the living room.

She could barely move her head. Angelica Perez Pasten rated it liked it May 25, Jordan lifted it hooracio it was extraordinarily heavy. It was so swollen that its mouth was barely pronounceable. In her last doctor visit Alicia laid in a stupor while they took her pulse, passing her limp wrist between themselves.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. He walked back and forth between the far away walls for hours without stopping, insatiable in his perseverance. amohadon

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